Writer/Producer Koji Steven Sakai is the founder of Little Nalu Pictures LLC and the CEO of CHOPSO (www.CHOPSO.com), the first Asian English streaming video service. He has written five feature films that have been produced, including the indie hit, The People I’ve Slept With. He also produced three feature films, a one hour comedy special currently on Netflix, and Comedy InvAsian, a live and filmed series featuring the nation’s top Asian American comedians. Koji’s debut novel, Romeo & Juliet Vs. Zombies, was released in paperback in 2015 and in audiobook in 2016 and his graphic novel, 442, was released in 2017. In addition, he is currently an adjunct professor in screenwriting at International Technological University in San Jose.
Excited to announce that I was one of the 25 California groups that got the California Civil Liberties grant. With their support, we will be able to print physical copies of the 442 graphic novel (that I co-wrote with Phinny Kiyomura and that Rob Sato drew). Some of the copies will be donated to libraries, … Continue reading California Civil Liberties Grant: 442
As many of you know, the company that published Romeo & Juliet Vs. Zombies went out of business. Many of asked where they can buy R&JVZ. I’ve decided to put it up on Amazon Kindle for $2.99 or free if you have Kindle unlimited. For those who have no idea what I’m talking about… more … Continue reading Romeo & Juliet Vs. Zombies re-released on Amazon Kindle
Call for entries. Go For Broke National Education Center Seeks Artists for Exhibition In celebration of the 30th anniversary of the signing of the Civil Liberties Act of 1988, Go For Broke National Education Center (GFBNEC) will host H.R. 442: Nisei Veterans and the Fight for Civil Liberties, a temporary exhibition highlighting stories of Japanese … Continue reading Call for entries
I’ll be in Santa Monica on June 2 @ 2pm. The Story of the 442nd Regiment in WWII— Rob Sato, Phinneas Kiyomura and Koji Steven Sakai, creators of the digital graphic novel 442, present an illustrated talk about the 442nd Regiment, the U.S. Army’s Japanese American combat unit of WWII. Presenters share the history of this most … Continue reading Santa Monica Public Library Talk